AirWatch: What it Can and Can’t Do

There is so much confusion around what AirWatch is collecting and what kind of privacy you are losing by having a device enrolled in AirWatch.  First and foremost, if you are assigned a corporate device to use, expect it to be watched around the clock, your Internet history and messaging seen and logged.  If you…

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Breaking Down Unified Endpoint Management

In the last decade, we moved from mobile device management (MDM) into enterprise mobility management (EMM), and now we’re shifting towards a unified endpoint management (UEM) model. You may be asking what exactly is UEM? In its simplest form, UEM is bringing together the management of mobile and laptop/desktop devices into one solution. This is…

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What does AirWatch Cloud Connector do?

Mobility is a rapidly growing sector and one that shows no signs of slowing down at any point in the future.  We all carry mobile devices, whether its a tablet, phone or laptop, and as an enterprise administrator it’s important that corporate resources are protected when viewed on the device.  Hopefully by now, most of…

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The Evolution of Device Management

Device Management within the enterprise is ready to evolve and disrupt current models. Changes over the last several years in the demand and usage of technology has changed the way we need to manage and deploy technology to users in the enterprise. Long gone are the days in which technology is provided to the users based on…

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AirWatch On-premise vs. AirWatch SaaS

This is post #4 in my AirWatch week series which as grown from just being a week as I hit a bunch of roadblocks and couldn’t get out a post every day that week. No worries though, I’m back with post #4 and it’s a good one.  A question I get all the time is…

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AirWatch SEG & MAG… Do I need these?

AirWatch series post number 3 today, we’ll be focusing on the Secure Email Gateway (SEG) and Mobile Access Gateway (MAG) features of AirWatch.  By now you have a good understanding of what AirWatch is and how it works from a high level view, today we’re going to go a little deeper and discuss these two…

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Hello My Name is: AirWatch

How many wireless devices do you own?  Do you have a tablet?  A smart phone?  A laptop?  Or several of those devices?  If you are an organization, do you have a way to manage all of your employee’s devices?  Many of today’s workers have multiple wireless devices, and on those devices they are most  likely going…

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Book Review: Learning AirWatch

The book reviews have returned!  This week’s installment is a book written by Mark Dunkerley, titles Learning AirWatch.  For those of you who don’t know what AirWatch is, in short it’s a Mobile Device Management (MDM) platform that allows your organization to manage all devices within the organization.  AirWatch does a whole lot more than…

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AirWatch… Leaders of the MDM pack

If you’ve paid much attention to the mobile device management market (MDM) lately then you’ve most likely heard of AirWatch.  AirWatch was recently listed as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for the fifth consecutive year.  How is it that this small company based out of Atlanta making so much noise in the MDM space? …

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